SADAD, the Kingdom’s most trusted innovative payment channel, has announced obtaining the ISO 27001 and the PCI-DSS certifications to offer its customers an added degree of privacy and data protection protocols. As a FinTech leader that has revolutionized cashless payment within the Kingdom, SADAD has successfully attained both certifications after a rigorous approval process to put in place the required data security protocols necessary to safe-guard customers’ data and card information for a more secure enterprise-wide framework that covers all departments within SADAD.
As a national success story, SADAD Bahrain is committed to applying the highest security standards and securing customer protection through comprehensive standards intended to reduce the risk of data breaches. Obtaining the ISO 27001 certification along with the PCI-DSS Standard proves that SADAD is relentlessly working to sustain the security of data in its keeping. Both security standards are a significant reflection on the nature of SADAD’s information security, and serve to exemplify its commitment to stop at nothing to guarantee the security, confidentiality, integrity and availability of data in their keeping.
The ISO 27001 certification is a globally recognized information security standard that assures customers and partners that SADAD has indeed met all global standards to keep customer information safe and secure by managing risk to said information via 114 security controls that encompass people, processes and technology. The PCI DSS is a globally recognized security standard intended to optimize the security of credit and debit card transactions and secure sensitive cardholder information during storage and transmission and protect cardholders against fraud and misuse of personal information.